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I have some kind of miniature heather growing in my lawn. When you touch it, it leaves a black mark on your hands. What is it and how do I get rid of it.




Any chance of a better photo? It's not heather, but I can't make out what it is.

29 Aug, 2017


Agree not heather but no idea what as image is very poor

29 Aug, 2017


I wonder if it is a fungus similar to ergot. that would explain the black stain as it is the fungal spores.

better photo needed really.
welcome to GoY too

29 Aug, 2017


It's a slime mold of some kind, but I need to do more research on the best cure.

29 Aug, 2017

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